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Jackson Burton Wilcox, religious writer. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1943. Recipient commendation resolutions Los Angeles City Council, 1988, California State Senate, 1982, California State Assembly, 1980.


Wilcox, Jackson Burton was born on June 16, 1918 in Altadena, California, United States. Son of Philip Burton and Ethel Ruth (Jackson) Wilcox.


Bachelor, University Redlands, 1940. Student, American Baptist Seminary West, 1940. Bachelor's Degree, Colgate Rochester Division School, 1944.

Doctor of Divinity, Eastern Baptist College, 1972.


Pastor, First Baptist Church, Santa Cruz, California, 1960-1965;pastor, First Baptist Church, Lindsay, California, 1965-1969;senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Hollywood, California, 1969-1973;senior pastor, Panorama Baptist Church, Pacoima, California, 1973-1988;editor, Silver Wings Publs., Pearblossom, California, since 1983. Editor Poetry on Wings, Pearblossom, since 1983. Minister of communication Lancaster (California) Presbyterian Church, 1989-1992.


  • Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1943.


  • Other Work

    • Cartoonist (collection public 1972). Author: poetry, since 1983.


President Pacoima Community Coordinating Council, 1980-1982. Pastor Quartz Hill Congressional United Church of Christ, since 1992. Member AARP, American Baptist Ministers Council (commendation resolution 1988), Southern California North Association United Church of Christ Ministers, American Baptist Ministers at Large.


Married Marjorie Viola Robbins, September 8, 1940. Children: Judith Karen, John Mark, Deborah Ellen, Carol Elisabeth.

Philip Burton Wilcox

Ethel Ruth (Jackson) Wilcox

Marjorie Viola Robbins

Judith Karen Wilcox

John Mark Wilcox

Deborah Ellen Wilcox

Carol Elisabeth Wilcox